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UPDATED: Leonard man dies in Hubbard County snowmobile crash

Dennis Lindenfelser, screen grab from his memorial page on YouTube

A Leonard man died Thursday night when his snowmobile came off a park trail in northeast Hubbard county and struck a passing car.

A YouTube memorial is playing for Dennis Lindenfelser, 41, a father of six who died on Hubbard County 16 near the Paul Bunyan Trail. Leonard is in Clearwater County.

The memorial can be seen at

According to a Sheriff's Department release issued Monday afternoon the accident occurred at 7:36 p.m.

Deputies arrived on scene found that Lindenfelser of had been traveling northbound on a snowmobile trail when he failed to stop at a stop sign. Lindenfelser's snowmobile collided with a vehicle travelling eastbound on County Road 16. The vehicle was being driven by a 16 year old individual from Laporte.

Deputies began CPR on Lindenfelser at the scene, but he was later pronounced dead by North Country Ambulance medical staff.

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.

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